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Children's Oral Health

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Know Sedation Options to Receive Best Treatment


When people visit the dentist to undergo a procedure, sometimes, they may need local anesthesia to eliminate the pain. Others need treatment to calm the fears that may accompany procedures. This treatment is called sedation, and it allows dentists to create a state of relaxation and manage the fear that some patients may experience.


According to an article in the December 2007 issue of AGD Impact, the monthly newsmagazine of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), there are several different types of sedation in dentistry, and the use of each depends on the patient's needs. Whenever a patient is notified that they need a procedure that requires some form of anesthesia, they should discuss local, minimal, moderate and deep sedation so that they are aware of what is involved with each type.


Reviewed: January 2012